2019 UK Series | SB20 Class

2019 UK Series

SB20 UK NATIONAL & SOLENT SERIES 2019

2019 National Series – National Championships plus best 2 results count (National Championships and Cowes Grand Slam have a 0.8 multiplier)

2018 Solent Series – Best 4 out of 7 results count (Southern Championships has a 0.8 multiplier)

The table below identifes which events feature in the UK National Series and the Solent Series. It also includes the Grand Slam Series and World Championships (plus French Nationals as a worlds warm up).

2019 Event Date UK National Series Solent Series Note
Asian Grand Slam 24-27 Jan      
Frostbite Champs (Warsash SC) 16-17 Mar    YES Saturday coaching, Sunday champs
Warsash SC Spring Series 17, 24, 31 Mar, 7, 14, 28 Apr       
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE1 13-14  Apr     Twin weekend event
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE2 27-28 Apr    YES Twin weekend event
RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup & Southern Champs 17-19 May YES YES For Solent Series multiply result by 0.8
Dutch Grand Slam & N. Sea Regatta TBC May      
UK Sprint Champs (Sea View YC) 13 Jun  YES YES Coached event
UK National Champs (Sea View YC) 14-16 Jun  YES   For National Series multiply result by 0.8
Royal Solent YC Taitinger Regatta  27-28 Jul   YES  
Cowes Week Grand Slam  10-13 Aug  YES   For National Series multiply result by 0.8
Cowes Week Mini Slam 14-17 Aug    YES New event
Royal Southern YC Sept. Regatta TBC Sep    YES  
French Nationals (Hyeres) 13-15 Sep      
French Grand Slam (Hyeres) 4-6 Oct      
Hamble One Design Champs WE1 5-6 Oct     Twin weekend Event
Hamble One Design Champs WE2 19-20 Oct     Twin weekend Event
World Champs (Hyeres) 19-25 Oct      
Inland Champs (Rutland SC) 9-10 Nov YES    

 

SB20 UK NATIONAL SERIES 2019

UK National Series

  • Southern Area Championships
  • UK Sprint Championships
  • UK National Championships*
  • Cowes Grand Slam (1sthalf of Cowes Week)*
  • UK Inland Championships

National Series Qualification & Scoring

  • UK National Championships plus best two other results count (may include DNC)
  • For events a boat does not race in it will score DNC, (DNC = number of Nationals entries plus 1)

National Series Weighting for Major Events

  • * For the National Series a 0.8 multiplier is applied to both the UK Nationals and the Cowes Grand Slam results, i.e. your final event result will be multiplied by 0.8 before becoming a series result.
  • Multipliers are not applied to DNC scores

National Series Entry

  • Every paid up SB20 member/boat that competes in the UK National Championships will automatically be entered into the UK National Series.
  • Paid up UK members  that do not enter the UK National Championships but do enter at least two other events may request to be entered into the National Series by emailing office@sb20.org.uk and will score a DNC result for the National Championships

SB20 SOLENT SERIES 2019

Solent Series

  • Frostbite Championships
  • Warsash SC Spring Championships (single weekend)
  • RORC Vice Admirals Cup**
  • UK Sprint Championships
  • Royal Solent YC Taitinger Regatta
  • Cowes Mini Slam (2ndhalf of Cowes Week)
  • Royal Southern YC September Regatta

Solent Series Qualification & Scoring

  • 2 events count as a series
  • If only 2 events are sailed they both count. If 3 or 4 events are sailed then 1 discard is applied.  If 5 or 6 events are sailed then 2 discards are applied.  If 7 events are sailed 3 discards are applied
  • For events a boat does not race in it’s series score will be DNC, (DNC = number of series entries plus 1)

Solent Series Weighting for Major Events

  • The Southern Area Championships has a 0.8 multiplier applied, i.e. your final event result will be multiplied by 0.8 before becoming a series result.
  • Multipliers are not applied to DNC scores

Solent Series Entry

  • Every paid up SB20 member/boat that competes in three or more of the series events will automatically be entered into the Solent Series. If only four (or less events) are sailed then boats competing in two or more events will be automatically entered.

If a dispute arises as to the wording of the above notice or scoring (for either series) then the UK Class Secretary’s opinion on the intended wording will be applied and will be final.